An Afghanistan Picture Show: Or, How I Saved the World

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Never before available in paperback and all but invisible for twenty years, a personal account of the origins of America's longest war. In 1982, the young William Vollmann worked odd jobs, including as a secretary at an insurance company, until he'd saved up enough money to go to Afghanistan, where he wanted to join the mujahedeen to fight the Soviets. The resulting book wasn't published until 1992, and "Library Journal" rated it: "The wrong book written at the wrong time. . . . With the situation in Afghanistan rapidly ...

An Afghanistan Picture Show: Or, How I Saved the World 2013, Melville House Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781612191980

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